Broad green leaves with rows of toothy spines on the margins. The recurved leaf tips display terminal spines at a nearly horizontal angle. Great structural element in the garden.
A. salmiana v. ferox “Variegata”
Large recurved variegated leaves; rosettes can get 4 to 6ft tall. Dark green with strong yellow striping.
Broad green leaves with edged with toothy spines. As the plant matures it has a bold yet elegant form with the leaf tips held horizontally above the rosette. A great structural element in a small garden.
Structural Agave with thick grey-green roughly textured leaves that come to a long black point. Vertical rosette to 3’h. Will pup over time. Deer Resistant.
Very sharp pointy leaves, rosettes to 3ft.
Clumping agave with long narrow leaves to 2ft Used for erosion control.
Clumps of colorful dark green 2-3ft. rosettes. Inflorescence 10 to 15 feet tall. Native to Point Loma coast near San Diego.
6ft. upright vase-shaped rosettes w/striking striped leaves.
Generally solitary w/long thin narrow leaves; to 2ft.
Miniature species, dense light-green leaves; regular round form, frost hardy
Thick stem with narrow leaves, dense spherical rosette to 3ft
Hardy, tall, vase-shaped form to 5′ tall,
Tall, vase-shaped form 4 to 6ft. Narrow variegated leaves w/small marginal teeth.
Typically solitary, this form stands out as an abundant producer of pups. A medium stature Agave with rigid pale white-blue leaves. Brown teeth and margins persist as the plant matures.
Filiferous leaf edges, dense clumps of 12-15″ rosettes.
Mojave native, to 18″d.; Narrow grey-green leaves, toothy margins
Small blue rosettes to 12″d., many offsets
Beautiful tiny blue rosettes, miniature form pups occasionally
Small with variegated leaves, compact rosettes; slow growing
Small with variegated leaves, compact 10″ rosettes; slow growing
5ft. across; single rosettes, long curving pale-blue leaves
Large rosettes to 6′; bright purple in full heat/sun. Variable
6ft. rosette, striped leaves curve outward
A. “Reiner’s Select”
Large rosettes to 6′; broad grey-green leaves, nearly spineless
A. filifera x A. schidigera
Hybrid to 18″; dense clumps of filiferous leaves.
Tight rosettes of dark green leaves with wild brown marginal spines and aggressive terminal spines.
Solitary rosette with strong white leaf-edge variegation and red terminal spines. Small rosettes to 24″.
Arching, weeping habit. Great for coastal locations. Stunning burgundy leaves and clusters of white flowers.
A. polyphylla “Augrabies Hills”
Winter-growing bulb with narrow, feathery deciduous leaves, long bloom stalks.
Winter-growing bulb with deciduous curly leaves and tall bloom stalks